Chirantan Chandran, who was till recently General Manager, Mindshare Kolkata, has been elevated to General Manager, Mindshare North & East, with immediate effect. In addition to his responsibilities of heading the Mindshare Kolkata office, Chandran would now also head Mindshare’s Delhi office, which handles businesses like Virgin Mobile, GSK, Motorola, and Amex, among others.
Chandran replaces Hans Mathews, General Manager, Mindshare Delhi, who is moving to Mindshare Mumbai to play a vital role in the agency’s reorganisation process.
Chandran began his career in media and was in JWT Kolkata’s client servicing division for a while before he took over charge of Mindshare’s Kolkata office three years ago. He has been responsible of consolidating and making the Kolkata business grow. Some of the clients that Mindshare Kolkata handles include Berger Paints, Tea Board, Tata Steel, Spencer’s Retail, and INSDAG, among others.